NASDAQ:ARCC - Ares Capital Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$16.22 -0.09 (-0.55 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 03:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.31
Today's Range$16.19 - $16.39
52-Week Range$14.50 - $17.63
Volume1.43 million shs
Average Volume2.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.92 billion
P/E Ratio11.67
Dividend Yield9.61%
Beta0.61
Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. It prefers to make investments in companies engaged in the basic and growth manufacturing, business services, consumer products, health care products and services, and information technology service sectors. The fund will also consider investments in industries such as restaurants, retail, oil and gas, and technology sectors. It focuses on investments in Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Southwest regions from its New York office, the Midwest region, from the Chicago office, and the Western region from the Los Angeles office. The fund typically invests between $20 million and $200 million and a maximum of $400 million in companies with an EBITDA between $10 million and $250 million. It makes debt investments between $10 million and $100 million The fund invests through revolvers, first lien loans, warrants, unitranche structures, second lien loans, mezzanine debt, private high yield, junior capital, subordinated debt, and non-control preferred and common equity. The fund also selectively considers third-party-led senior and subordinated debt financings and opportunistically considers the purchase of stressed and discounted debt positions. The fund prefers to be an agent and/or lead the transactions in which it invests. The fund also seeks board representation in its portfolio companies.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investors, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryAsset Management & Custody Banks
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ARCC
CUSIP04010L10
Phone212-750-7300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.16 billion
Cash Flow$1.4456 per share
Book Value$16.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$667 million

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market Cap$6.92 billion
OptionableOptionable

Ares Capital (NASDAQ:ARCC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ares Capital's stock symbol?

Ares Capital trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARCC."

How often does Ares Capital pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ares Capital?

Ares Capital declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.39 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.62%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Ares Capital's Dividend History.

How will Ares Capital's stock buyback program work?

Ares Capital announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Friday, April 7th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Ares Capital's earnings last quarter?

Ares Capital Co. (NASDAQ:ARCC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The investment management company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.05. The investment management company had revenue of $342 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $320.15 million. Ares Capital had a return on equity of 9.34% and a net margin of 72.13%. The company's revenue was up 16.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.36 earnings per share. View Ares Capital's Earnings History.

When is Ares Capital's next earnings date?

Ares Capital is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ares Capital.

How can I listen to Ares Capital's earnings call?

Ares Capital will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, February 12th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8883176003.

What price target have analysts set for ARCC?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Ares Capital's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Ares Capital's share price to reach $18.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ares Capital.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ares Capital?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ares Capital in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Ares Capital.

Has Ares Capital been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ARCC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ares Capital earned a media sentiment score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the investment management company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Ares Capital?

Ares Capital saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 8,448,752 shares, an increase of 23.9% from the November 30th total of 6,818,936 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,175,604 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 2.0% of the company's shares are short sold. View Ares Capital's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ares Capital's key competitors?

Who are Ares Capital's key executives?

Ares Capital's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Arougheti, Exec. VP & Co-Chairman (Age 46)
  • Mr. Bennett Rosenthal, Co-Founder and Co-Chairman (Age 55)
  • Mr. Robert Kipp DeVeer III, Director & CEO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Robert L. Rosen, Director (Age 72)
  • Mr. Mitchell S. Goldstein CPA, CPA, Co-Pres (Age 51)

Who are Ares Capital's major shareholders?

Ares Capital's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (1.22%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.40%), Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.38%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.22%), Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.22%) and Sound Income Strategies LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own Ares Capital stock include Bates Ann Torre, Eric B Siegel, Michael J Arougheti, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer and Steve Bartlett. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ares Capital.

Which major investors are selling Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Advisors Capital Management LLC, Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Private Trust Co. NA and West Oak Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ares Capital.

Which major investors are buying Ares Capital stock?

ARCC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., PFG Advisors, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Sound Income Strategies LLC, Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Ares Capital stock in the last two years include Bates Ann Torre, Eric B Siegel, Michael J Arougheti, Penelope F Roll, R Kipp Deveer and Steve Bartlett. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ares Capital.

How do I buy shares of Ares Capital?

Shares of ARCC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ares Capital's stock price today?

One share of ARCC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.2135.

How big of a company is Ares Capital?

Ares Capital has a market capitalization of $6.92 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The investment management company earns $667 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Ares Capital's official website?

The official website for Ares Capital is http://www.arescapitalcorp.com.

How can I contact Ares Capital?

Ares Capital's mailing address is 245 PARK AVENUE 44TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY, 10167. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 212-750-7300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Ares Capital (NASDAQ ARCC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  291 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  344 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  635
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ares Capital and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ARCC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ARCC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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